Stroke Hub

Stroke Hub

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    Stroke Survivor Stories: Wendy Knox-Leet
    Not even a stroke could test artist Wendy Knox Leet’s inner resolve. Wendy fought back against physical and psychological challenges to pursue her passions.

    Survivor

    Art

  • Webpage
    Abdul I. Darpi
    Stroke survivor Abdul Darpi relies on his Muslim faith for perspective and motivation in his recovery

    Survivor

    Recovery

    Spirituality

  • Video
    Locked In: How My Mind Came Back to Life
    Martin Pistorious' TED Talk detailing his harrowing journey with Locked-In Syndrome

    Survivor

    Locked-In

  • ETC
    Famous Stroke Survivors
    Wikipedia's listing of celebrities and notable historical figures who survived stroke

    Survivor

  • Webpage
    Young Stroke Survivor Stories
    Kids and teens who have experienced a stroke share their stories

    Survivor

    Pediatrics

  • Webpage
    From TV Host to Stroke Survivor Resource Provider
    Christopher Ewing spun his previous TV hosting experience into a stroke education platform and resource center

    Survivor

    Support

    Tech

  • Video
    Deb Owens: Giving Back After a Stroke Scare
    Survivor Deb Owens raises awareness of carotid dissection, a rare cause of stroke

    Dissection

    Survivor

  • Video
    Brain AVM: William's Story
    William overcame a stroke caused by a brain arterovenous malformation

    AVM

    Survivor

  • Video
    Michael's Story: Learning to Live After Stroke
    Vietnam veteran and stroke survivor shares his perspective on post-stroke daily living

    Survivor

  • Video
    Ella Sofia: From Stroke at 14 to Habit Coach
    Ella Sofia turned adversity into an empowering career as a habit coach

    Survivor

  • Webpage
    Finding My Why
    In the days and weeks of 2012, right after my stroke at age 33, I was locked in my own body with no one to talk to except my consciousness and God. I asked myself questions:

    story

    survivors

  • Video
    STARs - Mood and emotion after stroke (Neil)
    Real survivors talk about the effect on mood and emotions after stroke and how psychology helped them to overcome these issues.

    stroke

    mood

    emotion

  • Webpage
    The Road to Stroke Recovery, Michael Eustace
    “At this point I'm actually able to straighten up my fingers, and be able to close my fits. I could make my fingers dance, I could also take my wrist and flexed from a down motion to almost put my thumb to the air to make a thumb up motion, I could now shake hands with confidence, and pick up things using my right hand which I thought I would never will.

    story

    rehab

  • Webpage
    Stroke Recovery Story - Stroke Survivor Annie
    Home exercise programs are crucial for stroke recovery but can be discouraging when not seeing immediate results. Annie was in her late 20’s when she suffered a stroke and faced an uphill battle to regain usage of her right arm.

    stroke

    story

    survivor